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Final Four offers slam dunk learning experience for Niagara University students
Wed, Mar 28th 2012 09:10 am
Niagara University is headed to the Final Four.
Grisanti announces youth job fair for graduating high school seniors
Wed, Mar 28th 2012 08:20 am
State Sen. Mark Grisanti today announced his participation of a free Youth Express Job Fair at Erie Community College in Orchard Park. This is an opportunity for graduating seniors in Western New York to meet employers who have part-time and seasonal jobs available for this summer or next year.
TOPS, local alcohol abuse prevention coalition fight underage drinking
Wed, Mar 28th 2012 08:10 am
TOPS Friendly Markets announced Tuesday that, in honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, the company has partnered with Px20, a collaboration of Erie County agencies dedicated to preventing substance abuse and promoting mental and physical health, to raise awareness of underage drinking. Alcohol Awareness Month is observed during the month of April.
Ceretto announces scholarship opportunities for Italian-American students
Tue, Mar 27th 2012 04:15 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto is again accepting applications in his district office for New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators scholarships. The group will award four $1,500 scholarships - two academic and two athletic - to student applicants from around New York state.
Megan Hoover named Student Employee of the Year at Niagara University
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 10:00 pm
Megan Hoover, a senior English and education major from Kenmore who works in the Office of Admissions, was named Niagara University's Student Employee of the Year at an awards ceremony held on Friday, March 23, in the Heritage Room of Clet Hall.
Ciminelli chosen as finalist for International Reading Association Award
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 11:15 am
Niagara University has announced that Dr. Michelle R. Ciminelli, an assistant professor in its College of Education, has been selected as one of nine finalists for the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award from the International Reading Association (IRA), the largest association for literacy educators in the world.
Spaghetti and baskets aid Explorers
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 07:00 am
The Shawnee Junior Explorer's annual spaghetti dinner and basket auction will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Department firehall, 3747 Lockport Road (near Shawnee Road), Wheatfield.
Fire and Ice dinner to benefit Boy Scouts
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 07:00 am
This year, the Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America is hoping that those who have experienced the benefits of Scouting will attend its second annual Fire and Ice fundraising dinner. The event takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Templeton Landing at the Erie Basin Marina.
SUNY Empire State College to hold information session
Fri, Mar 23rd 2012 06:00 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction is a success
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 01:25 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School recently held its annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction at Antonio's Restaurant, Banquet and Conference Center.
Niagara University professor in NBC show with Helen Hunt
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 12:55 pm
Shannon Risk helps Helen Hunt sort through her family tree on "Who Do You Think You Are?"
NC awarded AED at Jeffrey B. Scott Memorial Tournament
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 07:35 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School was recently honored as a recipient of an automated external defibrillator.
Lori Soos recognized by American College Health Association
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 09:25 am
Niagara University has announced that Lori A. Soos, director of health services, has been selected as a recipient of the American College Health Association's (ACHA) Affiliate New Professionals Award for 2012.
Niagara University named to Presidential Honor Roll for community service for sixth straight year
Mon, Mar 19th 2012 09:15 am
For the sixth consecutive year, Niagara University has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service to the community.
NCCC spring health fair open to public
Mon, Mar 19th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will host its spring health fair from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday, March 26. The event will take place in the Student Center (G building) Main Dining Room.
Lewiston Garden Club scholarship available
Sat, Mar 17th 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston Garden Club is now seeking candidates for its $1,000 scholarship for 2012.
Lewiston-Porter School District art exhibition at NACC
Sat, Mar 17th 2012 07:00 am
The art department of the Lewiston-Porter Central School District presents its annual exhibition, "Growth Through Art," at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. The show consists of artwork made in every grade level from kindergarten through grade 12. The opening reception is Saturday, March 24, between noon and 2 p.m.
Registration period opens April 1 for Niagara University's popular summer youth camp
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 08:45 pm
Starting April 1, Niagara University's recreation department will begin accepting registrations for its weekly Summer Youth Camp, which will be held on campus from June 25 to August 17.
Lew-Port Class of 1987 has 'Spirit of the '80s'
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 08:30 pm
To celebrate their 25th high school reunion, members of the Lewiston-Porter Class of 1987 are throwing a "Spirit of the '80s" reunion Aug. 10 and 11. The party will take place at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q and at Academy Park. Four bands will perform that weekend, including headline act The Spoons.
Lewiston resident receives NU's first Outstanding Employee Award
Tue, Mar 13th 2012 04:45 pm
Mike Skowronski, an employer relations coordinator in Niagara University's Office of Career Services, received NU's first Outstanding Employee Award.
Senate passes Grisanti-backed 'Protect Our Children Act'
Mon, Mar 12th 2012 04:15 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-60th, today announced that the Senate has passed the "Protect Our Children Act," which he sponsored, to change the laws of New York to save and protect children from cruel and repeated maltreatment.
St. Peter's Future City Team wins 'Most Unique'
Sat, Mar 10th 2012 07:00 am
The St. Peter R.C. School Future City Team won the award for the Most Unique Engineering Design at the Western New York Regional Competition.
Corporate Bowl March 13, 20
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 06:10 pm
The Grand Island Central School District, in cooperation with the Grand Island School and Business Alliance, will present the 14th annual Corporate Bowl on back-to-back Tuesdays, March 13 and 20.
Readying for 'Dancin' 2012'
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 05:45 pm
Students from the Lewiston Dance Center try on their costumes for the upcoming yearly revue, "Dancin' 2012" taking place this spring at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center.
'Spirit of 76' memorial scholarship committee seeks applicants
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 07:00 am
Jonathan "JMill" Miller, a member of the Lewiston-Porter High School Class of 2010, was known by his family and friends for his strong faith and the happiness and peace that he achieved by living for the moment.
Imagination Movers - Live! Rock-O-Matic Tour 2012
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 04:20 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present Imagination Movers - Live! on Tuesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School elects slate of officers
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 02:30 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School has recently announced its elected slate of board of trustees members. Judith Nolan Powell is chairwoman, Robert J. McKnight Jr. is vice chairman, and Judith A. Maness is secretary.
Iceberg ahead!
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 12:00 pm
Drama of 'Titanic' sets sail in Starpoint musical
N-W BOE sets budget workshop
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education will hold a budget workshop at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the Errick Road Elementary School, 6839 Errick Road, Wheatfield.
Niagara Catholic hosts 'Partnering With Parents' program
Tue, Mar 6th 2012 05:10 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center is sponsoring a "Partnering with Parents" program titled, "Grief, Loss and Children," hosted by Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, 520 66th St., on Wednesday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m.
Niagara University's Sharon Green Presents at national conference
Tue, Mar 6th 2012 05:10 pm
Sharon Green, a reading coordinator in Niagara University's Office of Academic Support, recently presented a poster at the National Association for Developmental Education's 36th annual conference in Orlando, Fla.
Niagara University student gets life lesson in Uganda
Sat, Mar 3rd 2012 07:00 am
While most college students went home to their families for winter break, one local student saw this time off as an opportunity to embark on a selfless venture. Alyssa Miller spent her holiday season on a volunteer mission to Uganda.
Lew-Port kindergarten registration begins
Sat, Mar 3rd 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District has announced it will be holding kindergarten registration this month and a kindergarten orientation program for new students in May.
Castellani family makes $1 million gift to Niagara University
Thu, Mar 1st 2012 12:00 pm
Niagara University announced today that it has received a $1 million gift from the Castellani family for continuing support of the Castellani Art Museum on the university's campus.
Club Managers Association of America selects NU student chapter as Chapter of the Year
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 01:20 pm
For the third straight year, the Club Managers Association of America's Student Chapter of the Year resides on Monteagle Ridge.
Niagara Catholic students participate in prestigious history bee
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 11:35 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School students recently competed in The New York State National History Bee, Western Region, held at Nichols High School. The event is an academic competition for qualified candidates from area high schools.
Niagara Catholic celebrates National Honor Society inductions
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 11:35 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School was proud to celebrate the induction of 12 students into the National Honor Society on Wednesday, Feb. 8, with a candlelight ceremony held in the Bishop Duffy Alumni Gymnasium.
UB to celebrate faculty inventors, entrepreneurs at annual reception
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 09:35 am
The University at Buffalo will celebrate faculty inventors and innovative companies that reside in the UB Technology Incubator during the university's annual Inventors and Entrepreneurs Reception on March 1.
Open house scheduled to acquaint potential students with NU's Ph.D. program in leadership and policy
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara University's College of Education will host an open house at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, for individuals considering its new doctoral program in leadership and policy. The event will take place on the fourth floor of St. Vincent's Hall, located on the Niagara University campus.
Members of NU Class of 1980 establish scholarship for military veterans
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 06:05 pm
With the advent of the post-9/11 G.I. Bill and recent drawdown of forces deployed overseas, the number of veterans choosing to pursue degrees at Niagara University has more than doubled over the past two years.

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